Pediatric Season Flu Vaccine Now Available at all County Health Departments

(Jackson, MS)- Doctors say Flu shots for insured adults are now widely available through private physicians and pharmacies, and the number of doses they are administering in the clinics has declined. However, we do encourage all Mississippians six months and older to get vaccinated. Those particularly at risk for influenza…



Regional News: America’s Got Talent will Host Auditions in Memphis

(Memphis, TN)- In regional news, the NBC talent competition “America’s Got Talent” will be looking for contestants from across the region.Auditions are scheduled for February 4 in Memphis. It’s one of nine cities already announced for season 12 of the states.



Women’s Equality in Arkansas

(Arkansas)—Arkansas women are still taking strides in equality for women. Today being Women’s Equality Day, commemorating passage of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote. Women in Arkansas are still facing some of the same challenges in the workforce, women in politics and in education as they…


No pending Allegations on Monticello Mayor Tucker

(Monticello, AR)—Monticello Mayor Zack Tucker’s attorney Hani Hashem claims there aren’t any pending allegations of theft or personal benefit by Tucker in regards to the expenditure of Monticello’s Advertising and Promotion Funds. Tucker was investigated recently when Prosecutor Thomas requested that state police investigate an invoice and transactions related to…





Inmate Killed During Escape Attempt at Arkansas Prison

(Lincoln County, AR) — An escape attempt has left a convicted murderer dead. 41-year-old Christopher Wilson, an inmate at the Arkansas Department of Corrections, was shot and killed by a corrections officer while trying to escape Thursday. Wilson was convicted of two counts of capital murder in the 2002 killing…